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Dental Fix Van Number 200 Hits The Road »

August 28, 2015 at 11:04AM PDT | Source: Dental Fix

August 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // DAVIE, Fla. – Dental Fix RX, a mobile dental equipment repair company, has officially launched mobile repair van number 200. The fully-equipped van is owned and operated by Roman LaRue, who will provide dental practices in the northwest Houston, Texas area timely, on-site equipment service, repair and replacements.
“Our mobile repair centers are the focal point of Dental Fix’s business and this milestone is a true testament to the demand our owner/operators are meeting for the dental customers they serve across North America,” said David Lopez, CEO of Dental Fix RX. “When we sell a territory, our new owners are eager to get behind the wheel to begin meeting that need, and Roman is no different...

Potbelly Sandwich Shop Opens Franchise Location In Greensboro »

August 28, 2015 at 9:37AM PDT | Source: Potbelly Sandwich Works

North Carolina’s first Potbelly shop brings signature shakes, sandwiches and live music to Westover Gallery of Shops.
August 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // GREENSBORO, N.C. – Potbelly Sandwich Shop announced today that North Carolina’s first shop, located in Greensboro, is open to the public. The shop is located in Greensboro’s Westover Gallery of Shops at 1310 Westover Terrace, at the intersection of Wendover Avenue and Battleground Avenue. The widely acclaimed neighborhood hangout features toasty warm sandwiches, hand-dipped milkshakes and live, local music, which make it “The Best Place for Lunch.”
Potbelly has earned a reputation in communities across the United States for having delicious food, fun décor and fresh tunes...

Teriyaki Experience Opens In Park Place Open-Air Shopping Hub »

August 28, 2015 at 8:56AM PDT | Source: Teriyaki Experience

Second Location in Barrie Ontario
August 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // OAKVILLE, Ontario - Teriyaki Experience is pleased to announce the opening of their newest franchise location in Park Place, a bustling open air shopping experience in Barrie, Ontario with franchise owner/operator, Ali Manesiya. "My family and I are very happy to be part of this exciting hub and we look forward to serving both Barrie residents and the Huronia cottage crowd our fresh teppanyaki fare", said Manesiya.
Park Place, situated in the former Molson Park, is a 200 acre development composed of retail, commercial and office space and includes a 22 acre green space. The shopping centre features upscale fashion, specialty retail, themed and fast food restaurants and a major fitness centre and is conveniently located directly off Highway 400 in Barrie...

SpeedPro Imaging Relocates Headquarters To Denver »

August 28, 2015 at 8:41AM PDT | Source: Speedpro Imaging

Re-Energizes National Expansion Efforts
August 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // DENVER, Colo. – SpeedPro Imaging, the nation’s leader in large-format imagery, has relocated its corporate headquarters from Phoenix to Denver.
Located at 7000 S. Yosemite Street in Centennial, the new headquarters includes a state-of-the-art training and support facility designed to augment the company’s nationwide franchise operations.
“It was a smart business decision, as it allows our team to serve our studios and franchise partners more efficiently and effectively,” said SpeedPro President and CEO Boris Katsnelson. “This allows us to focus corporate resources on building and enhancing our business now and well into the future, and provides us the flexibility and capacity to continue to grow our network across North America...

Sky Zone Charlotte To Host Charity Event To Benefit The Isabella Santos Foundation »

August 28, 2015 at 8:30AM PDT | Source: Sky Zone

World’s First Trampoline Park Raises Funds For Neuroblastoma Research
August 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Sky Zone Charlotte is hosting a charity event to benefit the Isabella Santos Foundation, an organization dedicated to supporting the research and treatment of Neuroblastoma and other rare childhood cancers. Sky Zone Charlotte invites guests to have fun soaring across the multiple interlocking trampolines playing courts while supporting a worthy cause.
In conjunction with National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, the world’s first all-walled trampoline park is hosting “Jump 4 Ibby” night on August 30th to raise awareness and funds for life-threatening pediatric cancers. From 12 p...

Giant Tiger To Build New Store In Moncton, New Brunswick »

August 28, 2015 at 6:57AM PDT | Source: Giant Tiger Stores Limited

OTTAWA, ONTARIO - (Marketwired - Aug. 28, 2015) - Here we grow again! Giant Tiger is excited to announce the opening of a second store in Moncton, New Brunswick, scheduled to open on April 9, 2016.
The new Giant Tiger will be located at 165 Main Street and will have approximately 19,000 square feet of selling space.
"We are very excited to be expanding in Moncton," says Thomas Haig, President of Giant Tiger Stores Limited. "The City of Moncton has shown Giant Tiger much support throughout the years and having a second location will be a great complement to the Giant Tiger family of stores."
Customers at Giant Tiger Moncton can look forward to our familiar bright and fun decor, groceries, outstanding selection of merchandise and, of course, the friendly customer service for which Giant Tiger is known...

Wrap Report: Savoury & Satisfying Wraps Heat Up Tim Hortons Menu »

August 28, 2015 at 6:44AM PDT | Source: Tim Hortons

Five New Wraps Debut on Breakfast and Lunch Menu
August 19, 2015 // Franchising.com // OAKVILLE, ON - Meal time on-the-go menu selections have many Canadians stuck on autopilot, so Tim Hortons is shaking things up with the release of five new flavourful and filling grilled wraps. Starting today, the menu expansion boasts hearty breakfast and lunch wraps that deliver mouth-watering flavour combinations.
NEW Grilled Wraps spice up the morning menu:

Spicy Chorizo Grilled Breakfast Wrap (available for a limited time) – savoury chorizo, fluffy egg, peppers, onions, jalapeno jack cheese and spicy mayo
Grilled Bacon Breakfast Wrap  - crispy bacon, fluffy egg, peppers, onions, cheddar cheese and spicy mayo
Grilled Sausage Wrap - sausage, fluffy egg, peppers, onions, cheddar cheese and spicy mayo

NEW Grilled Wraps add heat to the lunch menu:

Chipotle Chicken Grilled Wrap - savoury chicken, cheddar cheese, ripe tomatoes, lettuce, peppers, onions and chipotle sauce
Chipotle Steak Grilled Wrap - tender steak, cheddar cheese, ripe tomatoes, lettuce, peppers, onions and chipotle sauce

“Canadians are hungry for variation in their day-to-day meal routine and we are excited to introduce five new breakfast and lunch grilled wraps that deliver savoury flavour and satisfying portions on-the-go,” says David Clanachan, President & COO, Tim Hortons Canada...

Regis Reports Fourth Quarter 2015 Results »

August 28, 2015 at 5:58AM PDT | Source: Regis Corporation

MINNEAPOLIS - August 28, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Regis Corporation (NYSE: RGS), a leader in the haircare industry, whose primary business is owning, operating and franchising hair salons, today reported results for its fiscal fourth quarter ended June 30, 2015 versus the prior year as noted below.
As a result of the Company's valuation allowance against most of its deferred tax assets, associated reported and as adjusted, after-tax results are not comparable to prior periods.

Sales of $462.9 million, a decline of $(21.0) million. Same-store sales decreased 0.8%.

Same-store service and product sales decreased 0.6% and 1.8%, respectively.


GAAP net loss of $(2.6) million or $(0.05) per diluted share...

Sixt Rent A Car Franchisee Opens New In-Terminal Branch At Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport (STS) »

August 28, 2015 at 5:53AM PDT | Source: Sixt

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Aug. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Sixt SE and its U.S. Franchise Unit (Sixt Franchise USA, LLC) announce the opening of a new branch to service the Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport in Santa Rosa, California (https://www.sixt.com/car-rental/usa/santa-rosa-ca/sonoma-county-airport). This is the second Sixt branch in Sonoma County, preceded by a branch that opened last year which services the Santa Rosa local area (https://www.sixt.com/car-rental/usa/fulton-ca/fulton-downtown).
"The new, in-terminal Sixt branch will provide great convenience for customers flying in," said Craig Olson, Executive Vice President of North America Franchise Development for Sixt. "We look forward to providing great service and vehicles to incoming travelers, all at a reasonable price...

Liberty Tax Service Announces Fiscal 2016 First Quarter Results »

August 28, 2015 at 5:15AM PDT | Source: Liberty Tax Service
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VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - (Marketwired) - August 28, 2015 - Liberty Tax, Inc. (NASDAQ: TAX) (the "Company"), the parent company of Liberty Tax Service, today reported results for the first quarter ended July 31, 2015.
"I am pleased with our sales efforts thus far, the progress we are making to expand our office count, and our ability to engage closely with our franchisees and area developers to improve return counts in existing offices," said John Hewitt, CEO. "We have developed several new pilot programs and continue to see progress and expansion with our SiempreTax brand."
As a seasonal business, the Company typically reports a loss in the first quarter when revenues are low and costs are ramping up to drive growth in the following tax season...

Real Weight Loss: 5 Strategies For An Effective Fitness Plan »

August 28, 2015 at 5:09AM PDT | Source: Fit Body Boot Camp

CHINO HILLS, CALIF. (PRWEB) August 28, 2015 - Fit Body Boot Camp is America’s fastest growing and most popular boot camp fitness program. The company helps thousands of individuals across the country lose weight and live happier, healthier lives. To help fitness-seekers stay motivated, the company has released these five tips for creating an effective, lasting fitness plan:
Tip #1 – Copy Fit People
There are many fake or inefficient weight loss options out there, so it is important to measure each option by its actual results. One of the best ways of doing this is to watch other people and see what works for them.
Fit Body Boot Camp puts this idea into practice by only using workouts and nutrition plans that have worked for previous clients...

Little Caesars Pizza Premieres New $9 Box Set With Two Premium Tastes In One Box »

August 28, 2015 at 5:00AM PDT | Source: Little Caesars Pizza
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New Dinner Option Provides Unmatched Value and Convenience
August 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // DETROIT - Little Caesars Pizza, the largest carryout-only pizza chain in the world and home of the $5 HOT-N-READY® pizza, is appealing to Americans’ stomachs and wallets with its delicious new $9 Box Set, which combines two customer favorites – DEEP!DEEP!™ Dish Pizza and Italian Cheese Bread – in one box for the first time. The mouthwatering dinner box comes with four hearty slices of classic pepperoni DEEP!DEEP! Dish pizza, paired alongside 10 delectable pieces of deep dish style Italian Cheese Bread topped with buttery garlic spread, flavorful Italian herbs and spices, and complete with a side of Crazy Sauce® for dipping...

Pie Five's Magic Mushroom Pizza Will Send Your Taste Buds Sky High »

August 28, 2015 at 4:55AM PDT | Source: Pie Five Pizza Co.

Fast Casual Pizza Leader Announces Limited Time Offer Psychedelicious Pizza
DALLAS - Aug. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - To kick off National Mushroom month, Pie Five Pizza Co. customers can boogie down to their local store to try the new Magic Mushroom pizza. This groovy pie is not to be ignored with creamy Alfredo sauce spread from crust to crust, grilled chicken and caramelized onions generously bubbling up through fresh mozzarella, balsamic drizzle and crimini and white button mushrooms. It will satisfy your munchies and make your taste buds say, "Right on, man!"
"Pie Five customers are going to love the new Magic Mushroom pizza," said Patty Scheibmeir, vice president of R&D and product innovation for Pie Five Pizza Co. "We take our time creating limited time pizzas that introduce new flavor profiles to our guests – the Magic Mushroom is a creamy, delicious, fresh-tasting pie that hits all the right notes...

Hyatt Place Bloomington/Normal Celebrates Official Opening »

August 28, 2015 at 4:49AM PDT | Source: Hyatt Place

114-room Hyatt Place hotel opens in the center of burgeoning Uptown Normal, Illinois
August 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // CHICAGO – Hyatt Place Bloomington/Normal, the first Hyatt Place in Normal, Illinois, is officially open. The hotel brings the Hyatt Place brand’s intuitive design, casual atmosphere, and practical amenities, such as free Wi-Fi and 24-hour food offerings, to the bustling Bloomington-Normal area.
Located on Broadway Avenue, Hyatt Place Bloomington/Normal is centrally positioned in vibrant Uptown Normal. The hotel is adjacent to Uptown Station’s various public transportation services, enabling an ease of access in and around central Illinois. Nearby attractions include the Illinois State University (ISU) art gallery, the historic Normal Theater, an array of specialty boutiques, a buzzing restaurant and nightlife scene, and the always fun Children’s Discovery Museum...

Discover A Wholesome New Harvest At Tropical Smoothie Cafe »

August 28, 2015 at 4:45AM PDT | Source: Tropical Smoothie Cafe

Two New Super Grain Bowls Offer Delicious Satisfaction for Under 400 Calories
ATLANTA - Aug. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Tropical Smoothie Café, the leading fast casual café concept known for its better-for-you food and smoothies with a tropical twist, has introduced new limited-time only items to the menu. Two new Super Grain Bowls recently joined the brand's already established menu of tasty yet wholesome offerings, making them one of the largest chains in the US to showcase quinoa as part of a main entree. Both bowls showcase a house made grain blend of quinoa, farrow, and brown rice. The Mediterranean Bowl combines a zesty Mediterranean sauce with the custom grain blend. The bowl is then topped with all natural grilled chicken and a vegetable mix of tomato-cucumber, tabbouleh, fresh roasted red pepper, red onion, and zucchini...

Always Best Care® Expands With 3rd Senior Care Franchise In Maryland »

August 28, 2015 at 4:41AM PDT | Source: Always Best Care, Inc.

Always Best Care® Senior Services, one of the leading senior care franchise systems in the United States, today announced that it has awarded its newest and 3rd franchise in Maryland.
Roseville, CA, August 28, 2015 - (PR.com) - Always Best Care® Senior Services, one of the leading senior care franchise systems in the United States, today announced that it has awarded its newest and 3rd franchise in Maryland. Always Best Care of Howard County covers Columbia, Mount Airy, Laurel, Clarksville and surrounding areas, and joins Always Best Care franchisees covering the Fallston (Baltimore) and Potomac (Chevy Chase/Silver Spring/Bethesda) areas.
Always Best Care is one of the nation’s leading providers of non-medical in-home care, assisted living placement services and skilled home health care...

Giant Tiger Announces Opening Of New Fergus, Ontario Store »

August 28, 2015 at 4:40AM PDT | Source: Giant Tiger Stores Limited

OTTAWA, ONTARIO - (Marketwired - Aug. 28, 2015) - Giant Tiger Stores Limited is excited to announce the planned opening of its newest store in Fergus, Ontario. This location, which will be the first Giant Tiger in Fergus, is scheduled to open on May 14, 2016.
The store will be located at 900 Tower Street South and will occupy approximately 16,500 square feet of retail space.
"We are excited to bring our outstanding value and fun shopping experience to Fergus, Ontario," said Thomas Haig, President of Giant Tiger Stores Limited.
"Residents of Fergus have been asking for a Giant Tiger for some time now. We are happy to finally break ground here and are looking forward to being part of the community."
To celebrate the grand opening on May 14, community events and programming are planned throughout the day...

Chem-Dry Floor And Carpet Cleaning Franchise Expands Into 50th Country »

August 28, 2015 at 4:17AM PDT | Source: Chem-Dry Carpet Drapery & Upholstery Cleaning

The largest carpet cleaning franchise in the world continues to succeed in new international markets.
August 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // NASHVILLE — After successfully expanding into Bahrain and Trinidad & Tobago, Chem-Dry has now achieved a presence in 50 countries across the globe.
Chem-Dry is the world's largest carpet cleaning franchise, with 3,500 locations that serve more than 10,000 homes and businesses every day. With a proven business model and an eco-friendly process that is proven to remove 98% of common indoor allergens from carpets and upholstery, according to a study conducted by an independent air quality laboratory, Chem-Dry is finding success in expanding into new countries with wide-ranging cultural landscapes...

The Halal Guys’ First Franchise Location Opens In Chicago »

August 28, 2015 at 4:08AM PDT | Source: The Halal Guys

The world famous brand opens its first fast casual restaurant outside of NYC, to a long line of hungry fans.
August 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // New York, NY - The Halal Guys, the innovative American Halal food concept based in New York City, opened its first franchised location last week in Chicago. The site, which is also the brand’s first store outside of home base market in New York, is located in Chicago’s Gold Coast district at 49 W Division St.
The site opened on Saturday to a long line of excited consumers who had been anxiously awaiting the grand opening. Articles in publications like Eater, Chicagoist, and QSR contributed to the market’s anticipation of the brand, saying things like, “Start lining up: New York’s Halal Guys Plans Chicago Expansion In Summer”, and “New York cult favorite The Halal Guys is heading to Chicago”...

Former Police Officer Becomes Restaurant Owner When Dickey's Barbecue Pit Opens Thursday In Rochester »

August 27, 2015 at 12:00PM PDT | Source: Dickey's Barbecue Pit®

Three-Day Grand Opening Includes $2 Sandwiches & Free Barbecue for a Year Giveaways
ROCHESTER, Minn. - Aug. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Former Rochester police officer, Josh Laber, has donned a new uniform: Franchise owner of Dickey's Barbecue Pit. The nation's largest barbecue chain will open with a three-day grand opening party in Rochester this Thursday, August 27.
"The Dickey's family congratulates Josh on his new store opening," says Roland Dickey, Jr., Dickey's CEO. "We look forward to opening our eighth store in Minnesota, bringing Texas-style, slow-smoked barbecue to its third-largest city."
The three-day grand opening includes:

Thursday, August 27 kicks off the first 50 guests receiving gift cards worth up to $50...



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